Watch Lionel Messi’s Press Conference As He Talks About His Future With PSG
When is Lionel Messi’s press conference? How to watch Barcelona legend’s transfer tell-all
Goal.com has everything you need to know about Lionel Messi’s press conference, including when it is, what time, and how to watch.
Lionel Messi and Barcelona shocked the world when it emerged that the Argentine star would be leaving the club after a contract that had been agreed in principle was fr actured by the club’s financial peril at the last moment.
The Catalan side announced that their talismanic forward is set to depart, with Messi’s future now increasingly uncertain.
And now, Messi has announced that he will hold a press conference where he will speak to the media and provide clarity on his next steps. The goal has the details about the press conference, how to stream it live, and more.
What will Lionel Messi talk about in his press conference?
Messi is expected to clear up questions about his future himself, just days after contract negotiation discussions over a renewal at Barcelona broke down.
Barcelona stated that “financial and structural obstacles” are the reason why they could not close a new contract with Messi.
It was understood that the Argentine was set to sign a new five-year deal at Camp Nou earlier this month, but the talks were scrapped after it emerged that Barcelona was unable to afford him, even after he was open to a significant wage deduction.
Barcelona then announced in a shocking statement that because a deal could not be agreed, Messi would be departing the club.
Where will Lionel Messi go next?
Messi’s future still looks uncertain for now, but details about his next steps could be clarified in his press conference.
PSG has been reported to be interested in signing the legendary midfielder, with head coach Mauricio Pochettino even suggesting to reporters that a potential transfer for Messi would not mean the likes of Kylian Mbappe being ousted.
Pep Guardiola revealed that Manchester City does not have plans to make a swoop for the Argentine, themselves just completing a British transfer record fee for Jack Grealish, but admitted that even he was surprised by the news of Messi’s departure.
And then there is the unexpected outcome of Messi ultimately remaining at Camp Nou, and should he stay, he would once again be part of Ronald Koeman’s squad.